Recreation Employment - Tennis Center- Open Continuous

City of Portland | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 6/30/2022
Description


Portland Parks & Recreation is looking to hire Tennis Center staff for year-round employment!


The Portland Tennis Center is an 8 indoor/4 outdoor thriving public tennis facility located in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Our staff, patrons and surrounding community are not only diverse, but friendly, fun, caring and down to earth. The Portland Tennis Center is the central hub for all tennis and pickleball related activities throughout Portland, managing over 100 outdoor tennis courts in our beautiful scenic parks, which give us unlimited potential to reach thousands of people within our community for tennis and pickleball. Our vibrant Tennis Center has unique, specialized tennis programs for any level of play, both adults and juniors, with scholarship opportunities and free programs that benefit the entire community. The Portland Tennis Center aspires to meet the tennis needs of our community through professional, well trained, friendly staff and creative tennis programming for all ages. Come join the fun! This is an open continuous recruitment and intended for year-round employment.


Find more information below about job types, locations of potential job openings, shifts, and salary ranges.


Positions include:

Click here to view the minimum qualifications.



RECREATION AIDE - INSTRUCTOR (PARKS ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST)


Summary:



Professional Tennis Instructor

Professional Instructor position responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate with staff to plan & schedule classes & programs Communicate with staff regarding supplies, space & other needs.
  • Develop a rapport with class members & respond to questions & concerns.
  • Observe progress & discuss with students when appropriate.
  • Set up and take down class equipment as necessary.
  • Always demonstrate appropriate classroom management to ensure safe & effective classes.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group tennis assessments and consultations as assigned.
  • Design & implement individual lesson programs for private lesson clients and use motivation techniques to encourage clients.
  • Promote and assist patrons with proper body alignment, equipment use, and safe technique when playing.
  • Promote other Portland Parks & Recreation classes and information to participants.
  • Follow all Portland Parks & Recreation rules, policies & procedures.
  • Maintain excellent communication with all staff & customers through verbal & written means.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and required trainings.
  • Recognize and promptly respond to safety hazards and emergency situations. Other duties as assigned.


This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours can be assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in these positions serve at will.


Note: Instructor positions are not union represented.


Ages:


Instructor (Must be at least 15 years old)


Wage Range:


Recreation Aide Instructor - Professional Tennis Instructor
Step 1 - $19.00 - $22.00 Recreational Coach with the USPTA or USPTR
Step 2 - $24.00 - $28.00 Professional Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR
Step 3 - $28.00-$32.00 Elite Professional Coach Certification with USPTA or USPTR


Training Wage:

Instructor training wage is $15.00 for all instructor positions.


Position/s:



Recreation Aide - Professional Tennis Instructor*


The ideal candidate for the Tennis Professional Instructor would develop lesson plans & curricula based upon overall program objectives & guidelines. Instruct classes in recreation & leisure services in the area of specialty or assignment. Prepare materials for the instructor of classes; monitor participation & evaluates classes. Provide up-to-date, quality tennis assessments, and individual tennis training and high energy motivation.

Locations: TBD outdoor tennis courts throughout the city.


* Recreational Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR (required 3 months after date of hire). Professional Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR. Elite Professional Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR.

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RECREATION ASSOCIATE - ATTENDANT

Summary

Attendant I
Attendants monitors drop-in recreation activities in area of assignment. Creates welcoming atmosphere, engages with park and facility guests, provides excellent customer service and is a resource for PP&R information. Maintains clean facilities and/or park spaces, monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, upholds the PP&R code of conduct, communicates with supervisor, rangers and security under established guidelines. Monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours can be assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in these positions serve at will.

Note: Attendant positions are represented by Labors' (LiUNA) Local 483 - Recreation. To view, please go to the Labor agreements webpage and click on the appropriate link.

Ages:

Attendant (Must be at least 15 years old)

Wage Range:

Recreation Associate – Attendant I $15.00 - $16.25

Training Wage:

Attendant training wage is $15.00 for all attendant positions.

Position/s:


Recreation Associate Attendant I - Gym Attendant

Creates welcoming atmosphere, facilitates gym activities, and develops rapport with participants. Monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping.

Locations: TBD outdoor tennis courts throughout the city.

Shift Ranges: Can include weekday and weekend early mornings, mornings, afternoon, and evenings.

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RECREATION ASSOCIATE - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Summary:

Customer Service Representative
Responsible for providing quality customer service to everyone, either on site or over the phone, when representing Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) in a variety of environments, including, but not limited to, PP&R Centers/buildings, pools, parks, outreach events, schools, and other places where PP&R provides programs, activities and/or information sessions. This includes frequent interaction with the public and Portland Parks & Recreation staff.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours are often assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in this position serve at will.

Note: Customer Service Representative positions are represented by Labors' (LiUNA) Local 483 - Recreation. To view, please go to the Labor agreements webpage and click on the appropriate link.

Ages:

Customer Service Representative (Must be 15 years old)

Wage Range:

Recreation Associate - Customer Service Representative $16.50 - $19.25

Training Wage:

Customer Service training wage is $15.00.

Position/s:


Recreation Associate - Customer Service Representative

Portland Tennis Center Customer Service Representatives manage Portland Tennis Booking reservations, events, lessons and process payment through ActiveNet. They also assist setting up equipment.

Shift Ranges: Can include weekday and weekend early mornings, mornings, afternoon, and evenings.




City of Portland Core Values:

Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.


Why work at the City of Portland?

The City of Portland serves a population of over 650,000. Culture and solutions are our focus. We view every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our experience. We are committed to removing barriers to resources, access, and opportunity.

The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, interested, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception, for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered.

Position not eligible for benefits.

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The following minimum qualifications are required for these positions:
  1. Ability to promote a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.
  2. General knowledge of assigned recreation area.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people.
  4. Ability to recognize and respond to safety and emergency situations.
  5. Ability to problem-solve and respond to customer concerns.

Applicants must also possess:

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire.
  • Professional Tennis Instructor: Recreational Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR (required 3 months after date of hire). Professional Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR. Elite Professional Coach Certification with the USPTA or USPTR.

Submit only your work history and answers to the supplemental questions for review. Do not add documents not listed. If you pass the basic skills (qualifications) review, you will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the date of the email result, to let us know if you disagree with your results. Read City of Portland Rule 3.01 for information. Additional review may be needed before the eligible list and/or final selection.


Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following to be considered:

  1. Work History
  2. Answers to the Supplemental Questions

Work Experience: Fully describe your relevant work experience and/or any unpaid volunteer experience, making sure to explain how your experience demonstrates the qualifications listed in the "To Qualify" section above.


Supplemental Questions: Please answer all required questions.


  • Your work history and answers to the supplemental questions will be scored for this position. Incomplete work history and answer to the supplemental questions may remove you from moving forward.
  • Your answers to the supplemental questions should have details about your education, training, work experience or lived experience.
  • Your work history should support your answers to the questions.
  • If you served in the military, you may ask for preference. More information can be found below. You may provide in your answers to the questions and resume, any skills gained during your service and how they relate to each of the required minimum skills for this job.

Please note, applications for this position must be turned in no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications must be turned in through the City's online application system. Do not attach materials not listed. E-mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.


Next Steps:
  • After you submit your application to Government Jobs, it will be reviewed, and you will be contacted for an interview if a position opens and if you meet the qualifications.
  • You may be contacted anytime while this recruitment remains open as this is an open-continuous recruitment.
  • This recruitment will consider year-round employment. If looking for summer employment, please apply to the summer recruitment openings.
  • This recruitment will remain open until July 31, 2022.

Work Status: Must be a US Citizen or have documents that allow you to work within the US at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you want to ask for Veterans' Preference, please add the following to your application:

  • Add a copy of your veteran document (DD214 or Veteran’s Benefit Letter)
  • Check the box that you are a Veteran
  • Check the box asking for veteran preference

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Request: If you would like to request a reasonable change when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below.

Equal Employment: No person will be looked at as unfavorable based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and wants everyone who is interested in working at the City to apply.


Language Pay Differential: Employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English and who use their language skill to assist the community, may receive additional pay. More about the process can be found here.


Did you know? We have How to Apply Classes that are free on how to apply to the City. Click the link for the list of dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/career-center/applying-city-jobs

Contact Information
Anna Morgan, Recruiter

Bureau of Human Resources

Anna.Morgan@portlandoregon.gov


An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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Jobs
Categories
Government/Public Agency
Position Type
Part Time
Employer Type
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